The DuPage County Health Department now counts 125 confirmed victims of the shigella outbreak linked to a Subway restaurant in Lombard, Illinois, according to department spokesperson Dave Hass. The restaurant voluntarily closed on March 4, and has remained shuttered ever since. Meanwhile, multiple lawsuits have been filed against the restaurant, including Ron and Sarah
Lombard subway outbreak
Subway Shigella outbreak update: 21 confirmed cases
By Drew Falkenstein on
Posted in Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
As lawsuits commence, the Dupage County Health Department continues to receive reports of illness linked to the Lombard, Illinois Subway restaurant that is at the epicenter of a major shigella outbreak. Spokesperson David Hass recently stated that lab tests have confirmed 21 illnesses in the outbreak. At least seven people have been hospitalized.